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    Added on: 3/1/2006 14:00
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    Aladdin (Special Edition Two Disc Set) (UK)

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    Imagine if you had three wishes, three hopes, three dreams and they all could come true
    Certificate: U
    Running Time: 87 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Aladdin is a magic carpet ride of non-stop entertainment and the most spectacular animated adventure of all time! Outrageuosly funny, furiously fast-paced and packed with dazzling surprises. Aladdin won two Academy Awards for Best Song (`A Whole New World`) and Best Score. Our hero Aladdin is a street-smart peasant who with one rub of a magic lamp meets up with the most hip, hilarious and totally unpredictable Genie (voiced by Robin Williams) the screen has ever seen. But the evil sorcerer Jafar, also craves the lamp`s power. If Aladdin is to defeat him and win the love of the free-spirited Princess Jasmine, he must learn to be himself - and that`s one wish the Genie can`t grant!

    Special Features:
    Disc One: Deleted songs. Deleted scenes. Music and more. Backstage Disney.
    Disc Two: Disney`s Virtual DVD Ride. Inside The Genie`s Lamp Guided Tour. Inside The Genie`s Lamp Self Guided Tour. The Genie World Tour. 3 Wishes Game. Alan Menken - Musical Renaissance Man. Backstage Disney.

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.66:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Frank Welker
    Jonathan Freeman
    Linda Larkin
    Robin Williams
    Scott Weinger

    Your Opinions and Comments

    8 / 10
    This was the very first time I`ve watched this famous movie.
    To say I was knocked off my feet? Well, I wasn`t. It`s a lovely movie. But that`s about it.
    The video transfer is very good. There are no compression signs and the colors are nicely saturated. The animation is mostly hand-drawn, but a few CG scenes can be spotted. Those scenes obviously fall far from today`s CG extravaganza.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is very good. The enhanced theater mix does the job with quite a few surround effects. A DD 5.1 Hebrew soundtrack is also included, for the kids` sake.
    The menus are animated with sound.
    The extras include 4 deleted songs, 2 deleted scenes, 3 music videos, 2 commentaries, an information channel, 3 interactive games, a 2-hours behind the scenes featurette, several storyboards and a picture gallery.
    Bottom line - a cute movie with nice voice performances and a great set of extras, but far from its so-called masterpiece status.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 6/1/2006 16:43